Electronic mail, or E-mail as it is more widely known, is a method of sending messages from one computer to another.
It has revolutionised communication in workplaces and homes throughout the world, enabling individuals, organisations and businesses to send messages to any recipient's E-mail Address.
What are the advantages of e-mail?
It's fast - Messages can be sent anywhere in an instant
It's cheap - Transmission can cost nothing or very little
It's simple - Easy to use, after initial set-up
It's efficient - Sending to a group can be done in one action.
It's versatile - Pictures or other files can be sent too